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Funding Opportunities

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AbbVie Investigator-Initiated Study (IIS) Program

For academic and community-based physicians and researchers worldwide interested in conducting their own research to apply for research support. See website for AbbVie's Therapeutic Areas of Interests.. 

For more information, visit the AbbVie web-page.  

Deadline for concept paper: Continuous

Arnold P. Gold Research Institute

The Foundation's will consider requests to fund in-person meetings of multi-institutional research teams to plan and write grants to submit to other funders for projects larger in scope than the Gold Foundation can support.
The Foundation is particularly interested in supporting teams' plans for research which links humanistic healthcare and health professions education to important patient, provider and systems outcomes. 

For more information, visit the Research Grants web-page.  

Deadline: Continuous

Dana Foundation  

The program tends to focus on:
   1. Translating promising animal model interventions or clinical observations for treating devastating brain conditions or injuries into small-sale studies in humans with these conditions to see if the intervention shows any effect, and designing neuroethical guidelines for such studies;
   2. Identifying functions of specific neurons and neural networks involved in brain diseases or injuries and developing therapeutic interventions to alter these;
   3. Assessing outcomes of the effects of various therapies used to treat brain injuries, such as stroke. The program also occasionally considers studies of complex cognitive processes, such as creativity.

For more information, visit the Clinical Neuroscience Research Grant Program web-page.

Deadline for preliminary proposals: Continuous

Foundation for Angelman Syndrome Therapeutics

FAST’s grants and fellowships program strives to encourage research aimed at finding a specific treatment for Angelman Syndrome. 

For more information, visit the Grant-In-Aid web-page.  

Deadline: Continuous

Physicians' Services Incorporated Foundation

The PSI Foundation's support of health research is offered in through the following programs:
- Health Research Grants
- Healthcare Research by Community Physicians
- Educational Fellowships for Practicing Physicians
- Resident Research Grants
- P.S.I.F. Fellowship for Translational Research

In general, PSI applications from London researchers should be submitted through the Lawson Health Research. For more information, visit the PSI Foundation web-page

Deadline: Continuous

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council

These grants provide short-term and timely support for partnered research activities that will inform decision-making at a single partner organization from the public, private or not-for-profit sector.

For more information, visit the Partnership Engage Grants web-page.

Deadline: June 15, 2018

If you are aware of any funding opportunities pertaining to Psychiatry not captured above, please email Lindsay Cecile for inclusion. 

Updated: May 1, 2017